Friday, 13 December 2013

Yam and Carrot Soup

About a week ago I was researching yam soup. I've never made any and I wanted to take it to a Christmas potluck. Then I lost my nerve and ended up taking a recipe my boyfriend already had ready. I was afraid people would freak out when they saw yam soup. I'm glad I didn't take it because there was way too much food and it wouldn't have gotten a fair chance. But I have all the ingredients so I'm making it right now. I found the recipe on Pinterest. The only thing I changed was to use only one big yam, and add in 3 carrots in place of the other yam. I used 2 cans of vegetable broth as well. As soon as it's mixed with a hand blender I'll take my own photos to share. If the Pinterest photo doesn't show up, you can find the recipe here:

Just finished the soup. Bit of an acquired taste, but after the first few bites, I was into it. Very satisfying.

The yams and carrots are soft and ready to be blended.

Adding curry powder.
Adding a can of light coconut milk.

Using an immersion blender right in the soup pot.

Turning a bright orange.
Yam and carrot soup garnished with cilantro and sour cream.